Loaded Firearm Found During Suspicious Vehicle Check
This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On Monday, December 21, 2015 at approximately 1:20 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Hoopa Post Office for a patrol check on a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot. When deputies arrived, they contacted a male and a female in the vehicle. The deputies recognized the occupants from prior law enforcement contacts.
While speaking with the deputies, the female passenger, 27 year old Delila Colegrove, admitted to having drug paraphernalia in her purse. The deputy requested permission to search her purse and she agreed. The deputy located the drug paraphernalia in Colegrove’s purse and placed her under arrest for possession of unlawful paraphernalia. The deputies searched the vehicle and located a loaded firearm in the center console. Carrying a loaded firearm in a public place was added to Colegrove’s booking. Colegrove was transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where she was booked under the above charges. Her bail has been set at $25,000. The male vehicle occupant was released on scene.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.